Hector Sandoval is one half of Spanish duo Exium and clearly, he is using Tensal as a platform for more a visceral approach. While Exium releases are based on clean, hypnotic structures, the opposite is true here; "Eco 1" is built on a rolling rhythm and splintered riffing, while "Eco 2" is a grubby, rough groove in the style of Mills and Lost Recordings, the odd filter breaking through the acrid sound. "Eco 3" sees the Spanish producer make a return of sorts to the panning, tunnelling sound of Exium, but it seems like Sandoval can't keep away from gritty sources, audible on the noisy, looped "Eco 4".
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